Spotlight Revue;

October 3, 1947 to December 24, 1948
52 episodes known to exist
Spotlight Revue; was a radio show which ran from October 3, 1947 to December 24, 1948. It starred Spike Jones & "The City Slickers", Dorothy Shay, and Doodles.
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October 3, 1947 - December 24, 1948
Spotlight Revue
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Spotlight Revue
October 3, 1947 - December 24, 1948
52 episodes known to exist
Stars: Spike Jones & "The City Slickers", Dorothy Shay, Doodles
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October 3, 1947 
Guest: Victor Borge 
"William Tell Overture" 
30:00 

 
October 10, 1947 
Burl Ives 
"Pop Corn Snack" 
30:00 

 
October 17, 1947 
Guest: Frankie Laine 
"Laura" 
30:00 

 
October 24, 1947 
Guest: Tex Williams 
"Down In Jungle Town" 
30:00 

 
October 31, 1947 
Guest: Jan August 
"My Old Flame" 
30:00 

 
November 7, 1947 
Guest: Jack Owens 
"I'm Getting Sentimental Over You" 
30:00 

 
November 14, 1947 
Guest: Francis Craig 
"By the Beautiful Sea" 
30:00 

 
November 21, 1947 
Guests: Dinning Sisters 
"Love In Bloom" 
30:00 

 
November 28, 1947 
Guests: Jack Smith and the Clark Sisters 
"Holiday for Strings" 
30:00 

 
10 
December 5, 1947 
Guests: the Three Suns 
"People Are Funnier Than Anybody" 
30:00 

 
11 
December 12, 1947 
Guest: Mel Torme 
"I Kiss Your Hand, Madame" 
30:00 

 
12 
December 19, 1947 
Guests: the Dunning Sisters/the Harmonicats/helen Grayco 
"All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth" Christmas Program 
30:00 

 
13 
December 26, 1947 
Guests: Golden Gate Quartet 
"The Glow Worm" 
30:00 

 
14 
January 2, 1948 
Guest: Buddy Clark 
"Happy New Year" New Year's Program 
30:00 

 
15 
January 9, 1948 
Guest: Nellie Butcher 
"People Are Funnier Than Anybody" 
30:00 

 
16 
January 16, 1948 
Guest: Jan August 
"Ballerina" 
30:00 

 
17 
January 23, 1948 
Guest: Jack Owens 
"My Old Flame" 
30:00 

 
18 
January 30, 1948 
Guest: John Laurenz 
"There's No Business Like Show Business" 
30:00 

 
19 
February 6, 1948 
The Mills Brothers 
 
30:00 

 
20 
February 13, 1948 
Vic Damone 
 
30:00 

 
21 
February 20, 1948 
Buddy Clark 
 
30:00 

 
22 
February 27, 1948 
Eddie Arnold 
 
30:00 

 
23 
March 5, 1948 
Francis Craig 
 
30:00 

 
24 
March 12, 1948 
Jack Smith 
 
30:00 

 
25 
March 19, 1948 
Milt Hearth 
 
30:00 

 
26 
March 26, 1948 
Guests: Golden Gate Quartet 
"Slap 'Er Down Again, Pa" ("Little Nell") 
30:00 

 
27 
April 2, 1948 
Guests: the Ten Harmonaires 
"Down In Jungle Town" 
30:00 

 
28 
April 9, 1948 
Guest: Mel Torme 
"When a Gypsy Makes His Violin Cry" 
30:00 

 
29 
April 16, 1948 
Guests: the Denning Sisters 
"There's Nothing Like a Circus" 
30:00 

 
30 
April 23, 1948 
Guest: Vic Damone 
"Take Me Out To the Ball Game" 
30:00 

 
31 
April 30, 1948 
Guests: the Page Cavanaugh Trio 
"None But the Lonely Heart" 
30:00 

 
32 
May 2, 1948 
Guest: Burl Ives 
"There's No Business Like Show Business" 
30:00 

 
33 
May 14, 1948 
Guest: Eddie Hayward 
"Haunted Heart" Show moves to Fridays at this point 
30:00 

 
34 
May 21, 1948 
Guest: Ken Griffin 
"Ill Barkio" 
30:00 

 
35 
May 28, 1948 
Guest: Frankie Laine 
"Hotcha Cornia" 
30:00 

 
36 
June 4, 1948 
Guest: Buddy Clark 
"William Tell Overture" 
30:00 

 
37 
June 11, 1948 
Guests: the Delta Rhythm Boys 
"A Quiet Town" ("Wild Bill Hiccup") 
30:00 

 
38 
June 18, 1948 
Guest: Buddy Clark 
"When a Gypsy Makes His Violin Cry" 
30:00 

 
39 
June 25, 1948 
Guest: Andy Russell 
"I Kiss Your Hand, Madame" Final show of the season 
30:00 

 
40 
October 1, 1948 
Guest: Frank Sinatra 
"The Best Things In Life Are Free" "Love Somebody" First show of the new season 
30:00 

 
41 
October 8, 1948 
Guest: Gene Kelly 
"William Tell Overture" "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" 
30:00 

 
42 
October 15, 1948 
Guest: Don Ameche 
"Limehouse Blues" "Quartet from Rigor Mortis" 
30:00 

 
43 
October 22, 1948 
Guest: Jack Carson 
"I Kiss Your Hand, Madame" "Disc Jockeys" 
30:00 

 
44 
October 29, 1948 
Guest: Tony Martin 
"You Can't Be True, Dear" "Underneath the Arches" 
30:00 

 
45 
November 5, 1948 
Guest: Jerry Colonna 
"Barber of Seville" "The Life of a Sailor For Me" 
30:00 

 
46 
November 12, 1948 
Guest: Dick Haymes 
"The Newsreel" "Feudin,' a-Fussin,' and a-Fightin'" (sketch) 
30:00 

 
47 
November 19, 1948 
Guest: Morton Downey 
"The Courtship of Miles Standish" "MacNamara's Band" 
30:00 

 
48 
November 26, 1948 
Guest: Hal Peary 
"All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth" "School Days" 
30:00 

 
49 
December 3, 1948 
Guest: Frank Sinatra 
"It's Magic" "Prisoner Of Love" 
30:00 

 
50 
December 10, 1948 
Guest: Peter Lorre 
"My Old Flame" 
30:00 

 
51 
December 17, 1948 
Guest: Ralph Edwards 
"Happy New Year" "Truth of Consequences" 
30:00 

 
52 
December 24, 1948 
Christmas Program - No Guest 
"All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth" "How the Circus Learned to Smile" Christmas Program Final Show of the SPOTLIGHT REVUE program. Next week starts the SPIKE JONES SHOW. Dorothy Shay leaves the series as co-host and Spike Jones is the sole Host and Star 
30:00 

 
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